Blackwater Contractors Convicted For Iraq Massacre

By: Thursday October 23, 2014 5:43 am

Four Blackwater contractors were convicted in federal court yesterday of murder, manslaughter, and weapons charges for their role in a massacre that occurred in Iraq in 2007 while Blackwater was protecting a convoy of US State Department officials.The shooting incident, which left 17 unarmed Iraqis dead, was ruled a crime rather than a wartime accident [...]

Video Shows ISIS Getting Weapons Meant For Kurds, Pentagon To Investigate

By: Wednesday October 22, 2014 7:04 am

The Department of Defense has launched an investigation into its airdrop program for Syria after a video surfaced on youtube showing ISIS fighters going through an airdrop package meant for Kurdish forces. The airdrop occurred around the contested city of Kobani and included weapons intended to help Kurdish fighters defend the city from ISIS. Instead, [...]

US Aid In Syria Going To ISIS

By: Tuesday October 21, 2014 5:43 am

Lots of American bombs have been dropped on ISIS, but they're still gaining ground – http://t.co/jJx1a7SEpR pic.twitter.com/dX0TyUx4E1 — CBS News (@CBSNews) October 14, 2014 As if it was not tragic enough that much of the military equipment and munitions ISIS is using is supplied by the US via the Iraqi National Army, now it has [...]

Saudi Arabia Ramps Up Beheadings As US Condemns ISIS For Beheadings

By: Monday October 20, 2014 10:38 am

In the two months since the US and gulf state allies have begun attacking ISIS in Iraq and Syria the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has had a wave of executions. Like ISIS, the Saudis use the method of beheading for execution. The US has condemned ISIS’ use of the practice yet has remained silent on [...]

ISIS Advancing Towards Baghdad

By: Monday October 13, 2014 5:51 am

Though there has been a sustained US-led bombing campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria for weeks, the militant group is still progressing towards Baghdad. ISIS has steadily expanded its power in Sunni-dominated Anbar province where it is now estimated to control 80% of the territory and has overrun forces loyal to Baghdad consistently. Anbar [...]

Much Of ISIS’ Ammunition From US Government

By: Thursday October 9, 2014 7:54 am

Nearly 19% of the ammunition ISIS has been using originated in the United States: http://t.co/AEpOakWVyc pic.twitter.com/sK5h957Nqb — Rep. Walter Jones (@RepWalterJones) October 7, 2014 The law of unintended consequences strikes again. According to a study by Conflict Armament Research, much of the ammunition that ISIS is using to take over large parts of Iraq and [...]

War Industry Sees Profits Surge On Gaza, Ukraine, And Syria Conflicts

By: Tuesday October 7, 2014 10:23 am

Global turmoil and bloody conflicts are not bad news for everyone. The defense industry has been enjoying a nice run in the stock market from armed conflict breaking out across the world from Gaza to Ukraine to Syria. Much of the upside comes from the use of weapons made by US multinational corporations in conflicts [...]

Vice President Biden Apologizes For Saying True Things About Who Funds Terrorism

By: Monday October 6, 2014 10:35 am

As hard as it is to believe, the politics of the war in Syria has gotten even more dysfunctional. Vice President Joe Biden has now apologized both to the leader of Turkey and United Arab Emirates after correctly stating – publicly – that the two nations bare considerable responsibility for the jihadists operating in Syria. It has been an open secret since the civil war began in Syria that Turkey and the Sunni gulf states were a significant source of money, arms, and recruits flowing to insurgents that were fighting the Iran-aligned Assad government.

Kurds In Syria Say US Airstrikes Not Working As ISIS Advances

By: Monday October 6, 2014 5:32 am

Two weeks after the US expanded its military campaign from Iraq into Syria the city of Kobani is set to fall to ISIS fighters. The Syrian Kurds fighting to stop ISIS’ advance have claimed that US airstrikes are not effective as ISIS simply changed tactics without missing a beat. Kobani sits on the border between [...]

Iraqi Prime Minister Claims ISIS Planning To Attack US And France

By: Friday September 26, 2014 5:33 am

A statement by Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi regarding ISIS planning to attack the US and France swept through the US media yesterday despite both French and American officials saying they had no such intelligence. The alleged plot was uncovered by Iraqi intelligence who informed Abadi. Though Abadi met with US officials this week he [...]

US Begins Bombing Syria

By: Tuesday September 23, 2014 5:47 am

Yesterday the US began bombing yet another country in the Middle East with strikes targeting ISIS forces in Syria. According to the Pentagon, the strikes were aimed at 20 different ISIS targets within Syria. US government officials also told ABC News that strikes were joined by Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab [...]

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